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Striped Bass Seared with Honey and Ouzo

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is very good! Serve over rice."
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25 m servings 347
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Whisk flour and garlic powder together in a bowl. Toss bass in the flour mixture until coated.
  2. Whisk fish sauce, olive oil, honey, and oregano together in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir bass in the hot skillet until lightly browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer bass to a plate. Add ouzo and fish sauce mixture to hot skillet; bring to a boil. Return bass to pan and cook until fish is cooked through, about 5 minutes more.


  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 347 calories; 11.3 34.7 25.8 77 1176 Full nutrition

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This recipe is surprisingly delicious. We made this with Australian Barramundi fish which Costco labels as "a sustainable sea bass". The recipe says to brown the fish before adding the sauce, ...

this is probably really good if you like licorice, but alas, my family does not. sorry... i wasn't familiar with ozou or anise or i would've gone with a different recipe.

We didn't care for this recipe. I made it as written except I used cod. I bought the Asian fish sauce and the ouzo (which I shouldn't have as I already have anisette and sambuca.) This was ve...

Made a minor change, added raw garlic, about 1 teaspoon and used 'Wild Flower Pure Raw Honey". Awesome! Will definitely make this again.